ELECTORAL (REGULATION OF CORFLUTES) AMENDMENT BILL

I am pleased to introduce the Electoral (Regulation of Corflutes) Amendment Bill 2021. This bill amends the Electoral Act 1985 and makes a related amendment to the Local Government Act 1999 to regulate the use of corflutes on public roads. I can see the enthusiasm from the other side. As members are aware, ‘corflute’ is the name given to corrugated polypropylene, a fluted plastic which is lightweight yet rigid. Through election periods across the state we see corflutes posted on Stobie poles, advertising election candidates and being used as A-frames at shopping centres.

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COVID-19 EMERGENCY RESPONSE (EXPIRY) (NO 3) AMENDMENT BILL

I am pleased to introduce the COVID-19 Emergency Response (Expiry) (No 3) Amendment Bill 2021. Laws aimed at ensuring the state can take all necessary measures to protect South Australians have been fundamental to this state's ongoing successful response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The declaration of major emergency, in place since 22 March 2020 last year, provides the authorising context for the important social distancing and public health measures issued by the State Coordinator through directions.

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New laws to protect burial rights

The final resting places of family members, friends and loved ones, will be better protected under proposed laws introduced to State Parliament this week.

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New ways to vote

For the first time, voters living with a disability, in a nursing home, or living overseas could be able to cast their vote over the telephone at next year’s election.

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ASSOCIATIONS INCORPORATION (MISCELLANEOUS) AMENDMENT BILL

I am pleased to introduce the Associations Incorporation (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill 2021. This bill proposes to amend the Associations Incorporation Act 1985 to improve the regulatory framework for the support, oversight and management of associations operating in South Australia.

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‘Zero the Hero’ to retire from active service

Zero, South Australia’s inaugural court companion dog, will be retiring from active service, due to health issues.

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Mount Compass Code Amendment process begins

A planning process that aims to protect the Mount Compass Golf Course and ensure modest levels of development in the surrounding area has begun.

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Strengthening SA’s liquor licensing laws

Measures that aim to deliver a stronger, simpler, and more effective liquor licensing regime have been introduced to Parliament.

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No change to special wine region protections

The State’s peak independent planning body has recommended special protections covering areas such as McLaren Vale and the Barossa remain unchanged.

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Apps to fuel your purchasing power

South Australian motorists are being urged to download a real-time fuel price app to help them save money at the bowser, as petrol prices spike.

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